Office of Career Development & Opportunities

  • Clark Yeh

    Associate Attorney, Dorsey & Whitney

    As I transitioned from a law student to post-graduate employment as a corporate law attorney at a law firm, the Career Development Office (CDO) continuously proved to be an incredible source of guidance and support. The CDO took the time to learn about me and my aspirations. Read more.

  • Liz Hutchinson

    Law Clerk to the Honorable John R. Webb, 2013-14, Colorado Court of Appeals

    Law Clerk to the Honorable William W. Hood, III, 2014-15, Colorado Supreme Court

    Law Clerk to the Honorable Gregory A. Phillips, 2015-16, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

    Staff Attorney/Pro Bono Coordinator, Equal Justice Wyoming

    The CDO put me in touch with the right people and helped me build my career. I am forever grateful for the CDO’s support and always recommend law students utilize the CDO’s services. Learning to ask for help will serve you well. Read more.

  • Jennifer Najjar

    Law Clerk to the Honorable Barbara A. Vigil, Supreme Court of New Mexico (Santa Fe)

    The CDO educated me about the skills necessary to locate and obtain the types of jobs that aligned with what I wanted to get out of a legal career. Read more.

  • Nick Lopez

    Assistant Attorney General, State of Colorado Attorney General’s Office

    I can trace my current position to the valuable connections and resources that the CDO offered me during my time at Sturm. Read more.

  • Lauren Hammond

    Attorney for Legal Enforcement Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8

    I found that the career development officers listened to my interests and encouraged my dedication to practicing public interest environmental law. I checked with the CDO on a frequent basis to request contact information for alumni who may be willing to meet with me and share experiences. The CDO was always willing to facilitate these contacts. I continue to contact the CDO about career path related questions. I envision a career-long relationship with DU Law’s CDO. Read more.

  • Colton Johnston

    Law Clerk to the Honorable A. Bruce Jones, 2016-17, 2nd Judicial District

    Associate Attorney, Jackson White, P.C.

    As a law student, I was very nervous about finding a job that would be rewarding both vocationally and financially. The CDO team worked zealously alongside me to help me find the best possible situation. While a job search can be a humbling and self-deprecating experience, the CDO is a confidence-building and positivity-enhancing group passionate about helping each individual in their office. Read more.

  • Vanessa Otero

    Associate Attorney, Neugeboren O’Dowd

    The CDO helped me reach out to IP firms in the Denver legal community, and through those referrals, I ended up at my dream job, which I am still working at today. I’m extremely grateful for the CDO, its counselors, and the rest of the DU Law faculty for making it possible for me to launch a successful legal career. Read more.

Our Mission

The Office of Career Development & Opportunities (“CDO”) is dedicated to helping Denver Law students and alumni succeed in their careers. From the career planning stage, through applications, interviews and beyond, we can help you every step of the way. In particular, we pride ourselves in helping students connect with our vast network of alumni and other professionals, in Denver, throughout Colorado and beyond.

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Assistant Dean for Career Opportunities
Assistant Director, Private Sector Opportunities
Assistant Director, Public Service
Career Consultant
Career Consultant
Career Consultant
class of 2017 graduates employed in professional positions
class of 2017 graduates employed in the mountain region
professional staff
Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208